Trident Health chaplain seeks candidates to help with caring ministry

Monday, August 11, 3:57 p.m.

During the past four decades, more than 600,000 people from all walks of life have received special training to care for others in crisis through the Stephen Ministry program. While the program...

Taking extra precaution so children aren't left in hot cars

Tuesday, July 29, 9:24 a.m.

The June death of 22-month-old Cooper Harris in metro Atlanta brought national attention to the grim dangers of leaving a child in a heated vehicle. Yet, dozens of American children die each year...

Trident Breast Care Center Named South Carolina's Only Center of Excellence

Tuesday, July 22, 2:51 p.m.

Trident Breast Care Center has recently been recognized as a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence in the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers Program™ (NQMBC™).

Heart attack survivor knows importance of speedy treatment

Thursday, July 10, 4:25 p.m.

His symptoms started with nausea, which Keith Lavender thought was due to a drop in his blood sugar. He stopped his yard work for lunch, but one bite into his sandwich, the sledgehammer-like pain...

Tom Lansford, MD

Wednesday, August 20, 11:23 a.m.

When treating injuries and disorders of the spine, Dr. Todd Lansford strives to find solutions that do not involve surgery, and when surgery is necessary, he considers whether the best treatment...

Cyndi Lawton, MD

Monday, August 11, 3:54 p.m.

 Dr. Cyndi T. Lawton lives close enough to Summerville Medical Center (SMC) that she can get to the hospital’s birthing suites in six minutes when a baby’s on the way. But there are...

Sheela Bhattacharyya, MD

Tuesday, July 29, 9:27 a.m.

Dr. Sheela Bhattacharyya enjoys the long-term role a primary care physician plays in keeping patients healthy. “I like the idea of getting to know someone and following them through the...

Margaret McDowell, MD

Tuesday, July 22, 9:58 a.m.

While she always wanted to be a doctor, she first provided care as a nurse, and some of her early experiences helping cancer patients encouraged her to specialize in radiation oncology as a...

Grilled Salmon and Asparagus

Wednesday, August 20, 11:29 a.m.

2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil2 cloves garlic, chopped1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced2 lemons, juiced

Apple Pandowdy

Tuesday, August 12, 8:54 a.m.

Brought to you by The American Diabetes Association

Grab-n-Go Snack Mix

Wednesday, August 6, 3:41 p.m.

Cooking spray 1 teaspoon canola or corn oil 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup chopped walnuts 1/4 cup chopped pecans 1/4 cup shelled unsalted pumpkin seeds 3/4 to 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice or apple pie...

Summer Tomato, Onion, Cucumber Salad

Tuesday, July 29, 9:32 a.m.

3 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 teaspoon honey 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, or more to taste 2 medium cucumbers 4 medium tomatoes, cut into 1/2-inch...

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